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Several fake $100 bills passed at West Towne Mall, police say

MADISON, Wis. - Several fake $100 bills were passed last weekend at West Towne Mall, officials said.

Madison police were called to Gap Kids Sunday just before noon after a man successfully bought a $20 gift card with a fake $100 bill and got $80 back in change, according to a release.

Employees at Jamboree said a woman tried to pay for some clothes with a fake $100 bill around the same time, but they noticed the bill was fake and the woman left, officials said.

Later in the day, an assistant manager at American Eagle Outfitters was counting money in the tills and found two fake $100 bills, according to the release.

The man is described as black, about 30 years old, 6 feet tall and weighing about 200 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up and a dark brown coat over it.

The woman is described as black, 5 feet 7 inches tall with gold teeth. She was wearing a red top and black tights and appeared to be pregnant.

All the accepted fake bills had the serial number JT12750055A.


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